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The undiscovered country : journeys among the dead / Carl Watkins.
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Author: Watkins, C. S. (Carl S.),
Publication year: 2013
Format: Book
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head,
ISBN: 9781847921406 (hbk.) :
Description:
'The Undiscovered Country' takes a long view of what the people of Britain have believed, and still believe, about the dead. Stretching from the Middle Ages to the present day, this is an exploration of the ideas of heaven, hell and purgatory, of body and soul, of ghosts and remembrance.
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xviii, 318 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm

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